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Elizabeth M Sumner Byers
Birth: Aug., 1834
Death: Jan. 6, 1920
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Husband founded the Rocky Mountain News. Founded the Ladies Union Aid Society and the E M Byers Home for Boys.

When her husband was found to have been having an affair with a married woman, there was a major scandal, but Elizabeth remained with him. The scandal ruined his chances for public office, however.

Married in November, 1854, she was of Muscatine, Iowa; a granddaughter of former Governor Lucas of Ohio and later Governor of Iowa.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  William Newton Byers (1831 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Frank Sumner Byers (1855 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 20, 2009
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